Tottenham Hotspur are worried that their bid to bring Brazil midfielder Paulinho to White Hart Lane will be hijacked by Chelsea at the last minute, according to a report.
Tottenham Hotspur are fearful that their move for Paulinho could be hijacked by their London rivals Chelsea, according to a report.
Spurs have agreed a fee with Corinthians for the Brazil international in the region of £17m after they met the 24-year-old's release clause.
However, Andre Villas-Boas's side believe that if a deal is not wrapped up quickly, then the Blues could come in with a late swoop and land the midfielder, reports The Mirror.
Paulinho is currently on international duty with Brazil at the Confederations Cup.
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